Joseph Stiglitz

Joseph Stiglitz, a professor at Columbia University, is the recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economics. He was chair of the Council on Economic Advisors under Clinton. He also served as senior vice president and chief economist of the World Bank. His efforts to move the bank in a more progressive direction got him fired.  He is the author of Globalization and Its Discontents, The Price of Inequality and People, Power, and Profits.